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    Shut Up and Write Sarashay's Avatar
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    SOPA Strike! January 18, 2012

    http://sopastrike.com/

    Any website, large or small, is invited to go offline for twelve hours from 8 AM to 8 PM EST on January 18, 2012, to protest the clueless bills in Congress known as SOPA and PIPA.

    My WordPress blog has a plug-in installed that will do this for me, in fact.

    Is anybody else participating?
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    I Am the Darker Brother nighttimer's Avatar
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    I'm in and I urge my fellow bloggers at Word Press to join the protest.
    “I am the darker brother. They send me to eat in the kitchen
    when company comes, but I laugh and I eat well, and I grow
    strong.

    Tomorrow I'll sit at the table when company comes, nobody
    will dare say to me "eat in the kitchen" then.
    Besides they'll see how beautiful I am and be ashamed.”
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    I'm in. I know that in the grand scheme of things, I'm just another nobody on the internet. Like another writer said in a post I just read, "Nobody's going to cry tears into their pillows" that my site is down. But in my mind, that's not the point. It's about awareness. A few more people today will see at least one more site on strike against SOPA & PIPA today, and maybe one of them will be moved to do something more than just navigate to another site.
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    figuring it all out alessahinlo's Avatar
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    I'm participating. Wordpress.com added an option in their dashboard so that hosted blogs can participate just like self-hosted WP blogs too. Makes it easy.

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    Dust Bunnies are NSA Operatives! robjvargas's Avatar
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    Not happy that Google isn't providing an option for this, considering they've been such a vocal opponent. Still, I've blogged on my Blogger page about this.
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    practical experience, FTW Max Vaehling's Avatar
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    I'm not participating in the strike, for reasons not related to the issue. But I've posted a comic pirating my own previous comics into a statementy mashup. Then I censored the comic.

    I apologize if this kills the forum layout, but since this is not about pushing my own site...



    ETA: Ah. Didn't. Good layout, this.

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